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Elijah Muhammad and Islam

Author: Herbert Berg
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elijah Muhammad is arguably the most significant figure in the history of Islam in the United States. Successor to W.D. Fard, the founder of the Nation of Islam, and a mentor to Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam for over forty years. In Elijah Muhammad and Islam, Herbert Berg focuses on Elijah Muhammad's religiosity, which is frequently brought into question as the authenticity of the Nation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berg, Herbert.
Elijah Muhammad and Islam.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008042973
(OCoLC)260231174
Named Person: Elijah Muhammad; Elijah Muhammad
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Berg
ISBN: 9781441615701 1441615709 9780814789971 0814789978
OCLC Number: 429905570
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 190 pages)
Contents: American Islam before Elijah Muhammad --
The life of Elijah Muhammad --
Elijah Muhammad and the Qur'an --
The major "Islamic" themes in Elijah Muhammad's Quranic commentary --
Elijah Muhammad, other Muslims, and Islam --
The legacy of Elijah Muhammad.
Responsibility: Herbert Berg.
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Contextualizes Elijah Muhammad and his religious approach within the larger Islamic tradition, exploring his use of the Qur'an, his interpretation of Islam, and his relationships with other Muslims.  Read more...

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"Offers an insightful and well-informed discussion of the theological underpinnings of the Nation of Islam. Berg's sensitivity regarding the complexities of Elijah Muhammad's thinking, as well as the Read more...

 
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